and 9. well, here we are... the texas ranger museum and hall of fame. cool. it was built in 1974 to commemorate excellence in law enforcement for the last 150 years. how many texas rangers have there been? oh, there's been hundreds, mike, but only 26 are honored in the texas ranger hall of fame. did you know any of them? yeah, i know one. right over here. c.d. parker, a good friend. who's the most famous? well, that's hard to say, charles. they were all great men. charles: how'd they get to be texas rangers? well, they came from all around: war veterans, army scouts, bounty hunters. in fact, some were even outlaws. really? mm-hmm. yeah, back in those days, to be a texas ranger, you had to-- ride like the wind, track like a comanche, shoot like a kentuckian, and fight like the devil. that's right, mike. well, could you tell us a story about one of them? ok. how about hayes cooper? he left a journal before he died.